Lahore: 17 suspects arrested in search operation
LAHORE: The search operation by police continued for the second consecutive day in the provincial metropolis in which police claimed to have arrested 17 suspected persons on Monday.
The Lahore police have started a manhunt for the suspected persons to avoid any untoward incident on the upcoming occasion of the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) on January 15 and Urs of Hazrat Data Gunj Bakhsh, starting from January 13.
Samanabad police claimed to have arrested six persons, including a proclaimed offender and seized six pistols during a search operation. The accused were identified as Usman alias Billa Grenade, Zubair, Zeeshan, Sajid and Ishtiaq. The police have shifted them to an undisclosed place for further investigations.
The Lahore police also carried out the operation in the areas of Bhati, Sattukatla, Nawab Town, Chung, Hanjarwal, Millat Park, Sabzazar, Nawan Kot and Shera Kot and took several suspects into their custody for not having proper identification documents. Police sources said the search operation would continue.